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May 24, 2021, 2:10 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 91% of births in Rwanda were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 47).
May 24, 2021, 2:08 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

"In 2018, there were .29 new HIV infections per 1,000 uninfected population in Rwanda" (p 47).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Rwanda was 12.0 per 10,000 population" (p 62).
May 24, 2021, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Rwanda was 12.0 per 10,000 population" (p 62).
May 24, 2021, 1:55 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: MISA-DATA-1

In 2016, the prevalence of anaemia in women of reporducticve age (15-49 years) in Rwanda was 22.3% (p 70).
April 30, 2021, 12:30 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-2

"Ange Ashimwe, a gender activist believes that sexual harassment is systemic and the only way to change it is to change the system. Sexual harassment is not something that just happens because of circumstances or desires. It is invited by an imbalance in power, and how society previews that power, she says. Men hold far more positions of power in all quarters – even in female-dominated spheres; men are more likely to be the director or the administrators, she adds. “Society hasn’t regarded sexual harassment as a serious problem yet and most of the time, they blame the victim for being assaulted or even make it a joke.” Ashimwe believes...more
April 30, 2021, 12:21 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: IIP-LAW-2

"The law prohibits sexual harassment and provides for penalties for conviction of six months’ to one year’s imprisonment and fines from 100,000 to 200,000 Rwandan francs ($110 to $220). The penalties are increased when the offender is an employer or other person of authority and the victim is a subordinate" (Page 6).
April 19, 2021, 4:21 p.m.
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Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-2

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April 19, 2021, 3:55 p.m.
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Variables: AOM-SCALE-3

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April 19, 2021, 3:54 p.m.
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Variables: AOM-SCALE-2

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April 7, 2021, 10:31 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 91% of births in Rwanda were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 47).
April 7, 2021, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in Rwanda was 66.1 years for males and 69.9 years for females" (p 46).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: IM-DATA-1

"In 2018, the under-five mortality rate in Rwanda was 35 per 1000 live births" (p 47).
March 31, 2021, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Rwanda was 248 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Rwanda was 248 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 30, 2021, 7:40 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2020 the maternal mortality ratio for women in Rwanda was 248 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 30, 2021, 7:36 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"From 2010-2017 in Rwanda the proportion of ever-partnered women and girls aged 15-49 years subjected to physical and/or sexual violence by a current or former intimate partner in the previous 12 months was 21%" (p 70).
March 30, 2021, 7:31 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: DACH-DATA-3

"From 2010-2019 the proportion of women in Rwanda of reproductive age who have their need for family planning satified with modern methods is 62.9%" (p 54).
March 19, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The adolescent birth rate from 2010-2018 in Rwanda is 41.0 per 1000 women aged 15-19 years" (p 54).
March 16, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: ISSA-DATA-2

“At the end of the Genocide [1994], there was an estimated seventy percent women constituting the population” (para 23).
March 16, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: NGOFW-DATA-2

“Avega (Association des Veuves du Génocid e), an association of widows and widowers who survived the Genocide was formed in 1995 to help genocide widows pick up the pieces and trace a new meaning to life” (para 3).
March 16, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

“Testimonies from survivors confirm that rape was extremely widespread and that thousands of women were individually raped, gang-raped or tortured with crude objects being inserted in their private parts. These crimes were frequently part of a pattern in which Tutsi women were raped after they had witnessed the torture and killings of their relatives and the destruction and looting of their homes. According to witnesses, many women were killed immediately after being raped” (para 25).
March 16, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: GP-DATA-1

“Women have greatly contributed to the rebuilding of various sectors of the economy since 1994 when the Genocide was stopped. In terms of leadership, women hold 64 percent of the seats in parliament, making them a priority in the decision making process of the country” (para 26).
March 16, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: GEW-PRACTICE-1

“During the Genocide, Rwandan women were subjected to sexual violence on a massive scale, perpetrated by members of the infamous Hutu militia group known as the Interahamwe” (para 23).
March 16, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-4

“Women entrepreneurs have also made a significant impact in all segments of the economy. The impact of women entrepreneurs on economic development of Rwanda, a case study of women entrepreneurs in expo 2010 organised by Rwanda private sector federation, states Rwanda has the second-highest ratio of female entrepreneurs in Africa” (para 27).
March 16, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: GEW-DATA-1

“During the Genocide, Rwandan women were subjected to sexual violence on a massive scale, perpetrated by members of the infamous Hutu militia group known as the Interahamwe. Although the exact number of women raped will never be known, a great number of them were infected with HIV/Aids” (para 23-24). “Testimonies from survivors confirm that rape was extremely widespread and that thousands of women were individually raped, gang-raped or tortured with crude objects being inserted in their private parts. These crimes were frequently part of a pattern in which Tutsi women were raped after they had witnessed the torture and killings of their relatives and the destruction and looting of their...more
March 16, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: ERBG-DATA-5

“The contribution of women to agriculture and food production is significant since they comprise over 80% of the labour force in agriculture” (para 28).
March 13, 2021, 6:19 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-4

"When gospel singer Albert Nabonibo came out as gay in August 2019, the then-foreign affairs minister publicly expressed support for him" (para 11).
March 13, 2021, 6:19 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: MARR-LAW-2

"Rwanda is one of the only countries in East Africa that does not criminalize consensual same-sex relations" (para 11).
March 13, 2021, 6:19 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: DTCP-PRACTICE-1

"The detention continued of street vendors, sex workers, street children, and other poor people at Gikondo transit center, an unofficial detention center where individuals exhibiting 'deviant behaviours' are sent as part of a rehabilitation process" (para 15).